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Authors: Leonard Kirke

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Roadkill TUEBL Edition (6 page)

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Special Thanks

M.R. and G.R

for everything

 

Franklin D. Lewis

for support and editing

 

Joseph Reynolds

for acting as science consultant and providing feedback

 

Piti
Yindee

for the beautiful cover

 

Jeremy
Kellerman

 

David Lynch

 

The Casts and Crews of
Twin
Peaks
and
Cowboy Bebop

 

Aelius
Blythe

 

Cody Colwell

 

Danial
Ryan
(of
Danial
Ryan Paintings
)

 

Dane
Eichinger

 

Kiomi
Cobb

 

Osamu
Tezuka

 

Soren
Kierkegaard

 

Franz Kafka

 

and

 

Daniel
Suelo

for inspiration

 

The
Pogues

 

The Irish Rovers

 

"Little" Jimmy Scott

 

Hussalonia

 

and

 

The Eels

for musical inspiration

 

The Scriptwriting Workshop

for being the catalyst and providing initial feedback

 

 

 

 

Dedication

This story is dedicated to the memory

of the Dog by the side of road

 

Be well and be in peace,

whoever and wherever you are.

 

 

 

 

Author's
Note

If you have a problem with the misspelling of
"opossum" throughout this story, then you have much more patience for
superfluous letters than I do.

 

A print edition of this book is available on
CreateSpace
. Find out more
here
.

 

 

A Note About Copyright

Leonard
Kirke
, the author of this
book, does not believe in the moral validity of copyright, neither as a legal
concept nor in its current form as law. Instead, the author chooses to support
the ideals of "Free Culture," and to that end any exclusive copyright
claim granted to the author by either United States or international law is
waived. This book is released via the
Creative Commons Zero
Waiver,
a legal tool designed by the
Creative
Commons
organization to allow artists to relinquish any and all copyright
claims to their work to the greatest extent possible, in as many legal
jurisdictions as possible, throughout the universe, effectively making the work
public domain.

As such, you, the reader, are free to copy, share, remix,
reuse, recreate, and adapt this book in any way you wish, and Leonard
Kirke
would like to personally encourage you to do so. If
you do adapt this book into some other medium (such as an animated movie, for
example), Leonard
Kirke
would very much appreciate
being informed, as he enjoys the thought of his work being given new life in
many different ways. If you sell, or otherwise monetize a derivative work based
on this book, please consider sharing profits with the author; you can arrange
this by contacting him at
leonard.kirke
[at] gmail.com.

About the Artist

The cover of this book was illustrated by
Piti
Yindee
, a very talented artist based in Bangkok,
Thailand. Mr.
Yindee
has been drawing and painting
since a very early age, and has worked on a variety of projects in various
mediums, including video games, animation, as well as writing and drawing his
own digital comic book series, "
Wuffle
, the Big
Nice Wolf."
Yindee's
work, while in a style all
his own, draws upon his artistic influences, including American cartoons from
the Golden Age of Animation and the works of anime innovator and "God of
Manga
," the Japanese artist Osamu
Tezuka
.
His ongoing series, the for-all-ages comic book "
Wuffle
,"
can be read and downloaded for free at
wufflecomics.com
.
Like this book and its cover, "
Wuffle
, the Big
Nice Wolf" is released directly into the public domain, with
no copyright
, via the CC0
Waiver.

About the Author

Leonard
Kirke
resides in the hills
of southern Ohio.
Kirke
spends the vast majority of
his time doing nothing, but on occasion he writes things (usually words,
arranged in what he deems an aesthetically pleasing order) or creates short videos
(usually about nothing, a tribute to his favorite pastime). He's a frequent
contributor/collaborator/ghostwriter for The Jeremy
Kellerman
Archive, with whom he released a short story collection in 2012. Recently he
watched many episodes of
Star Trek: Deep
Space Nine
. Leonard
Kirke
is also a ukulele
player, having learned to play a C chord more or less accurately.

Leonard
Kirke's
personal blog,
containing ideas, observations, and stories, can be found at
The Vertigo of Freedom.
Feel
free to follow him on Twitter @
LeoKirke
. He can also
be reached via email at
leonard.kirke
[at] gmail.com
if you have questions, comments, concerns, complaints, business proposals,
marriage proposals, or if you would like to request an interview. Please feel
free to
visit Leo's tip
jar
or send an email if you enjoyed this book and wish to express your
appreciation for the author's work by paying him a sum of your choosing via
Paypal
,
Flattr
, check, money
order,
Bitcoins
, rare comic books, vinyl records, or
precious gems. Good old-fashioned flattery is also appreciated.
 

 

Thank you for reading.

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